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-rw-r--r--Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt13
1 files changed, 9 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt
index 617f6d70c077..a1d0d7a30165 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt
@@ -589,8 +589,7 @@ struct address_space_operations {
void (*invalidatepage) (struct page *, unsigned int, unsigned int);
int (*releasepage) (struct page *, int);
void (*freepage)(struct page *);
- ssize_t (*direct_IO)(int, struct kiocb *, const struct iovec *iov,
- loff_t offset, unsigned long nr_segs);
+ ssize_t (*direct_IO)(int, struct kiocb *, struct iov_iter *iter, loff_t offset);
struct page* (*get_xip_page)(struct address_space *, sector_t,
int);
/* migrate the contents of a page to the specified target */
@@ -807,6 +806,8 @@ struct file_operations {
ssize_t (*write) (struct file *, const char __user *, size_t, loff_t *);
ssize_t (*aio_read) (struct kiocb *, const struct iovec *, unsigned long, loff_t);
ssize_t (*aio_write) (struct kiocb *, const struct iovec *, unsigned long, loff_t);
+ ssize_t (*read_iter) (struct kiocb *, struct iov_iter *);
+ ssize_t (*write_iter) (struct kiocb *, struct iov_iter *);
int (*iterate) (struct file *, struct dir_context *);
unsigned int (*poll) (struct file *, struct poll_table_struct *);
long (*unlocked_ioctl) (struct file *, unsigned int, unsigned long);
@@ -837,11 +838,15 @@ otherwise noted.
read: called by read(2) and related system calls
- aio_read: called by io_submit(2) and other asynchronous I/O operations
+ aio_read: vectored, possibly asynchronous read
+
+ read_iter: possibly asynchronous read with iov_iter as destination
write: called by write(2) and related system calls
- aio_write: called by io_submit(2) and other asynchronous I/O operations
+ aio_write: vectored, possibly asynchronous write
+
+ write_iter: possibly asynchronous write with iov_iter as source
iterate: called when the VFS needs to read the directory contents

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